36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Reno
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Amarillo
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
5
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
8
Key West
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Tampa
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Jacksonville
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
11
New York City
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
12
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
13
Norman
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
14
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Sydney

4
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, and admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco. In May in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Reno.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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hours
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Plan my day in Reno using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of subway, flight, and bus from San Francisco to Reno in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Reno: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.
Highlights from your plan
University of Nevada, Reno ©
University of Nevada, Reno

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, try your luck at The Venetian, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Reno to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Reno in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 36°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

1
night
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildcat Bluff Nature Center.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Amarillo online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Amarillo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, things will get little chillier in Amarillo: highs are around 32°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Amarillo

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wildcat Bluff Nature Center ©
Wildcat Bluff Nature Center

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Water Wall and then tee off at Hermann Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Houston itinerary planner.

You can fly from Amarillo to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Amarillo in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Houston. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Golf Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hermann Park ©
Hermann Park
Water Wall ©
Water Wall

3
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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 17th (Thu), see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, stop by Faulkner House Books, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Houston to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Houston in May: highs in New Orleans hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): contemplate the long history of The Barnacle Historic State Park and then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Miami trip itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and tram from New Orleans to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Miami due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Miami, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Art Deco Historic District, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

few
hours
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Key West day trip website .

Getting from Miami to Key West by combination of tram and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. May in Key West sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Key West

Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

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nights
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tampa: Orlando (Walt Disney World Resort, Magic Kingdom Park, & more). Pack the 22nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampa online trip planner .

Fly from Key West to Tampa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Tampa when traveling from Key West in May, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Orlando
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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night
Jacksonville

Jacksonville
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Jacksonville vacation builder website .

Traveling by car from Tampa to Jacksonville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Wildlife Parks

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock Observation Deck, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planning tool .

Getting from Jacksonville to New York City by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Jacksonville in May; daily highs in New York City reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Lincoln Park Zoo, then explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, and then ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Chicago journey planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Chicago is minus 1 hour. June in Chicago sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Norman.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

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Norman

Norman ©
Norman is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Osteology and then appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Norman attractions planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chicago to Norman. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in June, with highs in Norman at 37°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Norman

Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Oklahoma City
Highlights from your plan

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 38 minutes away. Pack the 6th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall, immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Norman to Los Angeles. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Norman to Los Angeles. In June, Los Angeles is little chillier than Norman - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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